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From The42 Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery Return

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan secures World Cup silver medal 6 months on from shoulder surgery

It was the 19-year-old European Pommel Horse Champion’s first competitive outing since the injury.

From TheJournal.ie Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android Tech Wars

Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android

Google said it was complying with a US government order.

From The42 Chris Coleman sacked by Chinese Super League side as angry fans get their wish Home To Mum

Chris Coleman sacked by Chinese Super League side as angry fans get their wish

Hebei China Fortune supporters demanded the ex-Wales boss’ removal.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports Tit For Tat

Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports

Both sides have left the door open, however, to try to reach a deal.

From TheJournal.ie US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods Trade War

US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

China has pledged “necessary countermeasures” to the 25% tariffs.

From TheJournal.ie China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring Brick By Brick

China police smash $30 million fake Lego ring

The seized moulds included a Star Wars knock-off called Star Plan.

From TheJournal.ie World's rarest turtle almost extinct as final known female dies after 'last-ditch insemination' Suzhou Zoo

World's rarest turtle almost extinct as final known female dies after 'last-ditch insemination'

The Yangtze giant softshell turtle was believed to be over 90 years old.

From TheJournal.ie A Chinese city is paying for a new garden in a Dublin city park Garden Of Friendship

A Chinese city is paying for a new garden in a Dublin city park

The donators of the garden have requested that it is located in the park close to the Chinese embassy on Merrion Road.

From TheJournal.ie Major explosion at chemical plant kills 47, injures 600 in eastern China Yancheng

Major explosion at chemical plant kills 47, injures 600 in eastern China

The explosion was so powerful it knocked down factory buildings and shattered the windows of surrounding homes.

From TheJournal.ie Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m Armando

Bird known as 'the Messi of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Armando had been expected to break the previous record of €376,000, but not by such a margin.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei takes US government to court over law that bars use of its products Strained Ties

Huawei takes US government to court over law that bars use of its products

The US fears that Huawei’s products could be used by the Chinese government for spying.

From TheJournal.ie US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

From The42 Fellaini claims he didn't leave Man United for the money Explanation

Fellaini claims he didn't leave Man United for the money

The Belgian midfielder says he has headed to China for a new challenge.

From TheJournal.ie US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China Tech Wars

US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China

China has claimed there are “strong political manipulations” behind the case.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan Gigi Wu

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Gigi Wu became a social media star for taking selfies on top of mountains dressed in a bikini.

From TheJournal.ie Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula Organised Crime

Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula

Six have been charged after an almost year-long investigation, police said.

From The42 Dembele completes move from Spurs to Chinese Super League Pen To Paper

Dembele completes move from Spurs to Chinese Super League

The Belgium player joined the Premier League club in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China Diplomatic Tensions

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

From TheJournal.ie China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death Diplomatic Rift This post contains videos

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg declared his innocence throughout a retrial.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

From TheJournal.ie China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway' Denuclearisation Talks

China's Xi backs second North Korea-US summit, hoping they'll 'meet each other halfway'

US-North Korea talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal have stalled since the first summit in June.

From TheJournal.ie China's 'Jack the Ripper' sentenced to death over murder of 11 female victims Gao Chengyong

China's 'Jack the Ripper' sentenced to death over murder of 11 female victims

Gao Chengyong robbed, raped and ultimately murdered 11 female victims more than a decade ago.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side Change 4

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side

China plans to send its Chang’e 5 probe to the moon next year.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping Speech

Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping

China still sees democratic Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified, despite the two sides being ruled separately since the end of a civil war on the mainland in 1949.

From TheJournal.ie China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032 Welt

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032

Meanwhile, Brexit is due to have a negative impact on British growth next year.

From The42 Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final Medal Alert

Ireland's Ryan claims world bronze in 50m backstroke final

Setting a new Irish record, the 24-year-old was home in a time of 22.76 in China.

From TheJournal.ie China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US Meng Wanzhou

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

From The42 'This is huge' - Ireland qualify for Military World Cup after draw with France COYBIG This post contains videos

'This is huge' - Ireland qualify for Military World Cup after draw with France

The Irish Defence Forces went through after taking four points from two matches in the Netherlands.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US Huawei

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019 Rocket Men

Donald Trump plans meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2019

The pair are hoping to follow-up their historic summit in Singapore in June.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing G20 Summit

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Prince Mohammed after the kingdom came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese marathon to use facial recognition after 258 runners caught cheating Shenzhen

Chinese marathon to use facial recognition after 258 runners caught cheating

Anything to save the legs doing those extra miles…

From TheJournal.ie Dolce and Gabbana apologise after offensive ad sparks boycott Sorry This post contains videos

Dolce and Gabbana apologise after offensive ad sparks boycott

In an attempt to salvage their reputation the designers issued a video apologising.

From The42 Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions In The Drink This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy is 16 shots off the lead after torrid second round at HSBC Champions

The four-time Major winner shot a five-over par round in Shanghai.

From TheJournal.ie Knife-wielding woman attacks and injures 14 children in Chinese kindergarten Sichuan

Knife-wielding woman attacks and injures 14 children in Chinese kindergarten

The 39-year-old assailant used a kitchen knife to slash students while they were returning to the classroom.

From TheJournal.ie World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened Hong Kong

World's longest sea bridge - that cost an estimated €17 billion - officially opened

The €12 billion bridge took almost a decade to build while incurring major delays and cost overruns